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Drug Testing Efficacy Poll

We are often asked this question, ‘how effective is a drug test while screening candidates?’ We have picked a few stats from a report produced by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). The results are from a Drug Testing Efficacy Poll done in collaboration

Does Yahoo finally have it right?

We had covered previously how Yahoo had asked their CEO to resign after he had misrepresented his credentials. Yahoo recently announced appointing Marissa Mayer, as the new CEO. Previously a VP at Google, she was leading legacy products like Google Maps, Local Search, Street View, etc Marissa, is also

Harness Social Media for Background Checks

Everyone is on the social media these days, so do you think employment agencies should venture into it too? Well, they actually have. According to a recent research by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), 76% of companies said that they do use or

Avoid the cost of rehire through background checks

Over the past month, we have talked about the importance of background checks and criminal screening during the hiring process. Employees, the most important resource of a company, can easily turn into an asset or a liability if hired correctly. We came across an interesting